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 WORLD STROKE DAY

WORLD STROKE DAY

World Stroke Day, on October 29th, seeks to emphasize the serious nature and high rates of stroke. The day is also observed to raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of strokes.According to previous statistics, one in six people were…

 World Pharmacists day

World Pharmacists day

25th September 2020 as celebrated in Lagos Island Maternity Hospital. Theme: Transforming Global Health. The day started with a talk at the ANC on VACCINE PREVENTABLE DISEASES. We then proceeded to the first school – Rebirth International Schools, Campbell Street,…

 World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day

Unsurprisingly, this year’s theme is “Health Worker Safety: a priority for patient safety.” The pandemic exposed how unsafe health workers could be as exposure and infectivity of that group to the virus was significant as there was no lockdown for…

 World Lymphoma Awareness day

World Lymphoma Awareness day

What is lymphoma The lymph system is a series of lymph nodes and vessels that move lymph fluid through the body. Lymph fluids contain infection-fighting white blood cells. Lymph nodes act as filters, capturing and destroying bacteria and viruses to…

 World Sepsis Day

World Sepsis Day

SEPSIS – A GLOBAL HEALTH CRISIS Sepsis is a global health crisis. It affects between 47 and 50 million people every year, at least 11 million die – one death every 2.8 seconds. 20% of all deaths worldwide are associated…

 WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK

WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK

The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet ”. In line with this theme, WHO and UNICEF are calling on governments (LIMH MGT) to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counselling, a…

 blood donor day

blood donor day

Lagos Island Maternity Hospital joins the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Services (LSBTS) to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day today www.islandmaternity.com/blooddonation As a referral centre for high risk maternal cases and those in poor conditions, we have had to work…

 World Menstrual Hygiene Day (WMHD)

World Menstrual Hygiene Day (WMHD)

Menstrual Hygiene (MH) is the way in which females use clean menstrual materials such as pads, tampons, reusable and washable cloth pads to absorb blood during their menstruation period. WMHD is organized to advocate for the importance of good menstrual…